The Griffin News Update, an e-newsletter created by the Office of Communications, features College media mentions in the news and events.
Chestnut Hill College in the News
The Chestnut Hill Local recently wrote a story about Tracy Davidson, a student in the School of Graduate Studies who is pursuing a degree in pastoral counseling while helping consumers in the Philadelphia area as a consumer reporter for NBC 10 television.
Richard G. Malloy, S.J., Ph.D., assistant professor of anthropology and sociology at the College, wrote an article about babysitting his niece and nephew and the lessons he learned for U.S. Catholic Magazine.
Sacred Earth Conference Receives Numerous Mentions in Local and National Media
The conference, Sacred Earth: The Spirituality of Sustainability, held at the College from June 11-13 received many mentions in local and national media. The conference was covered in The Main Line Today, Philadelphia Weekly, Sustainable Delco, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Irish Edition (Wyndmoor) and in other local newspapers.
Jenn Thorpe, director of residence life at Chestnut Hill College, wrote an article on www.reslife.net about doing a “mid-year spot check” halfway through the school year to ensure that residence life goals are being met. She recently finished serving as president of the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers.
Select Greater Philadelphia, an economic development marketing organization dedicated to attracting companies to the Greater Philadelphia area, included information about Chestnut Hill College’s growth in enrollment and plans to develop the SugarLoaf campus in their 2010 Regional Report.
Ted Taylor, adjunct professor of communications at the College, was featured in an article in the Chestnut Hill Local for a lecture about sports memorabilia that took place at Center on the Hill.
Anitra Babic, who recently received her undergraduate degree from the College, was honored in her hometown paper in Glen Ellen, California for her first place win the Phi Beta Lambda Leadership Conference this past spring.
Richard Davis, who received the Grace A. Banks Memorial Award at Honors Convocation this year, was mentioned in his local paper, The Sunday Times (Primos, Pa.) for his accomplishment.
Alumna Sister Ann Marie Mack, SSJ was featured in a story in The Maple Shade Progress for playing and teaching the piano for more than 60 years.
Time Out for Sports
Ryan Cook, a sophomore guard for the College’s basketball team, was mentioned in a story in the Laurel Leader in Maryland for playing in the 2010 Barbados Slam basketball tournament in Barbados from May 31-June 7 as part of USA Athletes.
Chestnut Hill College senior sisters Carley and Maryanne Glass were recognized by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference as First Team All-Conference selections on the Web site, www.phillylacrosse.com.
Brett Warren was featured in a photo and caption in The Citizens Voice (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.) and on the Times Leader Web site for signing to play basketball at Chestnut Hill in the fall.
Chestnut Hill College freshman John Reading and junior Adrian Avena were mentioned on the FLW Outdoors Web site for their 4th place win in the FLW College Fishing Northern Division Event on June 5, 2010. Reading and Avena will advance to the National Guard FLW College Fishing Regional Championship on Jordan Lake, North Carolina from November 11-13, 2010.
Griffin Days - July 15, 16, 19, and 20
Griffin Days will give you and your family a chance to explore campus a little more, meet future classmates and plot the course of your journey that is called The College Years.
October 11, 2010
Whitemarsh Valley Country Club, Lafayette Hill, Pa.
Chestnut Hill College will hold its 28th Annual Golf Invitational to benefit student scholarships at the Whitemarsh Valley Country Club in Lafayette Hill, Pa.
Chestnut Hill College has been awarded $250,000 from the Pennsylvania Conservation Works! grant program sponsored by the Department of Environmental Protection. The grant will allow the College to install a new integrated energy-efficient management system on campus.
Conservation Works! is a $22 million competitive grant program funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act designed to help local municipalities and non-profits achieve better energy efficiency, decrease energy consumption, and reduce energy costs. Chestnut Hill College was one of 99 projects out of 500 applicants in 48 counties in Pennsylvania to receive funding from the program.
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